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Citizen Advisors' Training on Victims and Witness Protection

Round II Group IV Citizen Advisor Training- KID VWP Project for the ECCC

32 Citizen Advisors will come for their 2nd round of training which will focus on Victim and Witness Protection Standards. Participants will receive training on the legal structures of witness protection in Cambodia, particularly through the ECCC.

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For the Citizen Advisors Training

" Victim and Witness Protection "

From April 28th - May 03rd , 2008

At the Khmer Institute of Democracy, Phnom Penh

Group IV: 34 participants

1.Monday, April 28th 2008

7:30 - 8:00-Registration and distribution of learning materials

-Overview of Agenda (Mr. SO Hoeun)

8:00 - 9:00 Opening Ceremony

9:00 - 9:30-ECCC Updates(ECCC Representative)

-Question and Answer Period

9:30 - 9:50Break

9:50-10:30-Explaining outreach contracts

(Mr. Nou Va and Ms. Johanna)

10:30-11:30- Introduction Warm-up

- Pre-Test (Mr. Heang Sarun)

- Updates on trial activities (Mr. Heang Sarun)


13:30-15:00-Review of previous lesson (Mr. So Hoeun)

+ ECCC(Foundation, Structure, Jurisdiction and


+ Victim Participation (Definition, Conditions,

Method,Groups of Victims, Reparation and Victim’s



15:20-17:00-Presentations of CA Groups on

+What is the purpose of the ECCC?

+Is Uncle Soy a victim within the jurisdiction of the


+How does Uncle Soy participate in the ECCC?

+How does Uncle Soy submit a complaint form?

+What types of reparations can civil parties ask for?

-Debriefing and summing up

2.Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 (By TPO)

7:30 – 8:15 -Introduction – Self Introduction, Course Objectives,

TPO, Expectation and Internal Rule during training.

8:10 – 9:30-Mental Health and Social Welfare

9:30 – 9:50Break

9:50 – 10:30-Understanding MH needs (120mn)

10:30 - 11:30-Basic Needs

11:30 – 13:30


Outreach agendas and contracts- questions and answers (KID)

14:00 – 15:00-Stress – Signs and Symptoms (TPO)

15:00 – 15:20Break

15:20 – 17:00-How to deal with stress

3.Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 (By TPO)

7:30 – 9:30-Traumatic events – Trauma

9:30 – 9:50Break

9:50 – 11:30-Reactions to Trauma and Mental Supports

11:30 – 13:30


-Outreach agendas and contracts- ECCC form filling questions

14:00 – 15:00-Taking care of yourself

15:00 – 15:20Break

15:20 - 16:30-Case Study

16:30 – 17:00-2-day Summary – Thank you

4.Thursday, May 01st, 2008

7:30-9:10-Victim Protection (Mr. So Hoeun)

+Review UN Declaration and Practice Direction of MoJ

+Internal Rules and Practice Direction 03

-Witness Protection

+Basic Laws

+Definition and Categories of witnesses

9:10 - 9:30Break

9:30-11:30+Witnesses for the ECCC

+Necessity of Witness

+Rights and Obligation of witness

+Fears and Dangers for witnesses

+Procedure for receiving Protective Measures

+Protection Plan

+Protective Measures: contents

+Special Unit for witnesses: WESU (organization and


+Tactics for implementing Protection Plan and

Protective Measures


13:30 - 15:00 -Victim and Witness Protection Case Studies and Role

Play:(Mr. Ngeth Sovannith and Mr. So Hoeun)

+Case Study: Uncle Phang

+Role Play : Uncle San (With Form Filling)

15:00 - 15:20Break

15:20-17:00-Legal Education Workshops

+The booklet (presentation and explanation by

Mr. So Hoeun)

+The CSD film

-Post-test (Mr. SO Hoeun)

5.Friday, May 02nd, 2008

7:00 - 8:00Travel to ECCC

8:00-8:15Photograph in front of court

8:15 - 10:00-Introduction to the WESU

-Introduction to the Victim's Unit

-General questions and answers

10:00-10:30Visit ECCC Campus

10:30-11:30Travel back to KID

11:30- 13:30Lunch

13:30-15:00How to assist someone fill out ECCC Victim

Information Forms

+Introduction and explanation of Form (Mr. Nget

Sovannith and Ms. Johanna)


15:20-17:00How to assist someone fill out ECCC Victim formation

+Confidentiality and Protective Measures questions

+Role Play (Mr. Nget Sovannith and Ms. Johanna)

6.Saturday, May 03rd, 2008

7:30 - 9:10-Detailed overview of Legal Education outreach

contract(Mr. Nou Va and Ms. Johanna)

Educational workshops



- scheduling, reporting, receipts


- effective outreach techniques; good



-CSD video

-booklet and 15 questions


9:10 - 9:30Break

9:30-11:30-Detailed overview of ECCC Form Filling outreach


ECCC Form filling assistance



- scheduling, agreement, receipts


- effective interviews

-Scheduling, signing contracts

11:30 - 13:30Lunch

13:30 - 15:00Legal Education Workshops

+ Presentations


15:20-16:00Legal Education Workshops

+ Presentations con't

16:00-17:00-Questions and Answers

-Deliver Budget Package

-Closing Ceremony


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